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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 25 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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Best view in Cape Town

On your visit to Cape Town you must make the Table Mountain Aerial Tram one of your top places to visit. On a clear day like we had you can see all the way out to the Cape of Good... read more

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On your visit to Cape Town you must make the Table Mountain Aerial Tram one of your top places to visit. On a clear day like we had you can see all the way out to the Cape of Good Hope and Robbin Island and the entire harbor.

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Apple Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view is everything, so, if you can, make sure to go only when the visibility is good. You can easily assess the visibility on the mountain from just about anywhere in town. It's beautiful on top with it's own ecosystem, but you will miss a lot if the visibility is poor. If you stay on top until near closing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a wonderful experience going up Table Mountain. The views are incredible and staff very friendly. Take small meals and cool drinks with, as it's ridiculously expensive at the top restaurant.

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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our Cafe prices are on par with restaurants within the City Bowl and include the cost of transporting goods to the top of the mountain. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Going up the cable cart is an experience not to be missed. Apart from the view over Cape Town, Robben Island and the atomic power station, the wind swept top awaits ypu with more to experience.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The mist can come in pretty quickly but when you can see the views of Capetown are wonderful . Definitely a must see when in Capetown. There were some people climbing up which was a bit daunting to watch whilst wearing trainers and it was steep.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway was an interesting and the fastest way to get to the top of the mountain. Some people choose to hike up the mountain (on our way up, I did see a father and his son walking down the mountain, which takes about 2 hours, give or take), but this is the FASTEST way to get... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a lot of steps to get up to the tram. If you have mobility concerns or small children, there is an elevator. It was a beautiful day in mid September so the line for the tram up was long. Once the tram arrived, we were packed in, as expected. The ride itself was smooth and quick. The views... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cable cars are crowded, but not overloaded. People rush to get a spot by the open window, but what they don't realise is that once the car starts moving the floor rotates, so everyone gets to see through the area without the glass. The views going up ( and down) are stunning. Vast areas with carpets of wild flowers,... More 

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weymouth,ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

fascinating engineering- thrilling ride/scenery. my husband left his back pack at base & when we discovered it missing a worker told us to go to gift shop where they called down, found it & sent to top on next cable car! i was impressed

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do in cape town, reserve your ticket online its very quick. Once up there its an amazing walk around table mountain where you get different city views!

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